Labour have taken control of Norwich City Council, for the first time in ten years.
The Conservatives were left without a single seat and the Liberal Democrats lost one of theirs, but the Greens managed to keep hold of all five wards they had up for grabs.
Ed Miliband visits key battleground after his party seize Harlow in local elections
Colchester Borough Council remain hung with the Liberal Democrats as the largest party following the local elections.
Emma Hutchinson rounds up election day in the East